James Lindsey

Male9 August 1842–15 November 1891

Brief Life History of James

When James Lindsey was born on 9 August 1842, in Fulton, Illinois, United States, his father, James Lindsey, was 39 and his mother, Charlotte Jeffers, was 41. He married Rosanna N. Baker on 24 December 1865, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Vermont Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 15 November 1891, in Coldbrook Township, Warren, Illinois, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Monmouth City Cemetery, Monmouth, Warren, Illinois, United States.

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James Lindsey
Rosanna N. Baker
Marriage: 24 December 1865
Freddie Lindsey
Hattie Lindsey

Sources (10)

  • James Lindsey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Lindsey, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • James I. Lindsey, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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  • Marriage
    24 December 1865Warren, Illinois, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 6

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

    Age 14

    William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Lindsay .

    Irish: shortened and Anglicized form of various Gaelic surnames, as for example Ó Loingsigh (see Lynch 1), Mac Giolla Fhionntóg (see McClintock ), and Ó Fhloinn (see Flynn and Lynn ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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